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Full Text of HB4254  100th General Assembly


Rep. Lindsay Parkhurst

Filed: 4/9/2018





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 4254 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Good Samaritan Act is amended by adding
5Section 77 as follows:
6    (745 ILCS 49/77 new)
7    Sec. 77. Temporary or emergency shelters; exemption from
8civil liability. Any not-for-profit organization in this
9State, or any volunteer, employee, or other person present on
10the property of the organization in the area of the temporary
11or emergency shelter during the time temporary or emergency
12shelter is provided, who in good faith provides temporary or
13emergency shelter without fee for no more than 60 days or
14nights per year to a person experiencing homelessness shall not
15be liable for civil damages as a result of acts or omissions,
16except for gross negligence in providing the temporary or



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1emergency shelter.
2    This Section does not apply to an organization whose
3primary purpose is to provide shelter to the homeless or in a
4county with a population of more than 300,000.".